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Shooting Stars Square

Shooting Stars Registration

Here's where you can register for our 2014 Shooting Stars Cover Kids Contest, coming Oct. 11 to Plaza El Segundo. The first 200 children to pre-register and pre-pay will receive VIP gift bags!   … Read Article

Terranea Getaway Square

Win a Terranea Girlfriends Getaway!

Has it been awhile since you and your gal pals got away? Here is a fantastic opportunity! … Read Article

Young student

Back-To-School Tips For Kids With Autism

For children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families, returning to school after a string of relaxed summer days can be stressful, intensifying repetitious verbal and motor behavior on the part of the child. This stress can be reduced or even prevented – for child and parents alike – with the following 10 transitional tips. Prepare the Teacher 1. Awe the teacher with innovative … Read Article

Planet Kindergarten Square

Ready For Liftoff!

Supplies? Ready! Suited up? Check! 3-2-1 Blast off! It’s time to explore “Planet Kindergarten” (Chronicle Books, ages 3-5). Using space travel, L.A. author Sue Ganz-Schmitt has created a clever picture book to prepare children for the unknown in a relatable and reassuring way. The steps needed to safely navigate new territory are humorously illustrated award-winning local animator Shane … Read Article